Health and Human Resources, Secretary of; duties. (SB188)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Secretary of Health and Human Resources; duties. Requires the Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of Public Safety, to establish an integrated system for coordinating the planning and provision of services for children with incarcerated parents among state, local, and nonprofit agencies, and faith-based organizations in order to provide such children with services needed to continue parental relationships with the incarcerated parent, where appropriate, and encourage healthy relationships in the family and community. This bill is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Commonwealth's Program for Prisoner Reentry to Society (2005). Read the Bill »


03/30/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063707796
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2006Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
01/20/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/23/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2006Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Communicated to House
01/26/2006Placed on Calendar
01/26/2006Read first time
01/26/2006Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/27/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB188)
02/16/2006Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (12-Y 10-N)
02/21/2006Reconsidered by Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/21/2006Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (12-Y 9-N)
02/22/2006Read second time
02/23/2006Passed by for the day
02/24/2006Passed by for the day
02/27/2006Passed by for the day
02/28/2006Passed by for the day
03/01/2006Read third time
03/01/2006Committee amendment agreed to
03/01/2006Amendments by Delegate Welch agreed to
03/01/2006Engrossed by House as amended
03/01/2006Pending question ordered
03/01/2006Passed House with amendments (64-Y 35-N)
03/01/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (64-Y 35-N)
03/03/2006House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/11/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB188ER)
03/11/2006Signed by Speaker
03/13/2006Signed by President
03/15/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB188ER)
03/30/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 366 (effective 7/1/06)
04/05/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0366)